Born and raised on Guam, I by no means cease evaluating stateside events with the village-huge fiestas the place everybody on island is invited. Rub elbows with the mayors and senators of the island, and by no means tire of the abundance of meals, music, dialog and laughter. With its multi-cultural inhabitants, Guam has many alternative flavors and tastes. In this text, you may discover one of many island’s most requested recipes – Finadene, the island sauce discovered at each get together, and poured over nearly every thing!
Finadene – Island Sauce for EVERYTHING
Dip into it or pour it over EVERYTHING. Islanders NEVER do with out it, and our off-island guests deliver this fabulous Guamanian recipe again dwelling. Finadene has a soy sauce base that’s scrumptious with steaks, rooster, fish and greens. Pour it over rice!
1 cup lemon juice and rind
2/3 cup soy sauce
1 cup chopped onion
2 stalks of inexperienced onion, chopped
10-12 medium sizzling peppers, chopped or mashed in keeping with your ‘warmth’ choice
Cherry tomatoes – sliced
Cucumbers – sliced
Make this a number of hours forward or the night time earlier than. Mix all components collectively and retailer the Finandene within the fridge till you are able to serve!
Pour it over rice (a typical for ALL Guamanians and located at each get together), over barbecued, grilled or fried rooster, steaks, ribs, fish, and greens. The sauce, due to its lemon base, will get tastier daily. Make positive to retailer unused sauce within the fridge and revel in for weeks afterwards.
Guam’s Kentucky Fried Chicken eating places hand out Finadene like ketchup!